| Aston Villa manager John Gregory has
received a massive boost with the news that the club's
money-men are ready to bankroll his bid to sign Juninho - or any other major signings.
Gregory is stepping up his bid to sign the Brazilian star who was valued at around £15million by his current club Atletico Madrid.
And Villa's financial director Mark Ansell has confirmed that
Villa will not flinch from splashing out
Gregory has already admitted that Villa will need to bring in
three or four top class players for next
Ansell said: ``The board have already confirmed to John Gregory
that should the players become
``It is down to the fantastic success of the last 12 months that
makes it even more possible to
``We are soon hoping to resolve our problems with the local council
regarding redeveloping Villa
``It is important that same demand is there for years to come.
We want to keep the current
Gregory has already spent £21million in the last six months
to bring in Alan Thompson, Paul
But he recognises that Villa need to strengthen their squad even further to compete with the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool.